Exciting Easter Activities!

Exciting Easter Activities!

     Easter is just around the corner so I wanted to share some eggs-cellent activities for celebrating the holiday! And you guessed it, they’re all egg themed! 😉   Easter Egg Craft Cut out an egg shape on cardstock. Draw a design on the egg using a white crayon...
Rainbow Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

Rainbow Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

     I love doing a rainbow unit for St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve compiled five easy, fun rainbow activities you can do with your kiddos this spring!   Make a Rainbow! Place a mirror in a bowl of water at an angle (a compact mirror works well). Shine a flashlight on...
How to Increase Student Engagement

How to Increase Student Engagement

     Do your students start getting antsy and restless before spring break (ok, really any break)? Or is that just my kiddos? 😉 I wanted to share some great ways to increase student engagement…especially if spring break is just around the corner!   Add Movement! If...
Valentine’s Day Activities for Little Learners!

Valentine’s Day Activities for Little Learners!

      I’m so excited to share five FUN, hands-on Valentine’s Day activities you can do with your preschooler! Keep scrolling to read all about them!    Design a “Love Bug” Craft Your kiddo will love designing their own “love bug” out of hearts! To...
How to Boost Teacher Morale

How to Boost Teacher Morale

     Well, winter break is over…and spring break feels pretty far away, doesn’t it? This is the time of year teachers could really use a morale boost! I have four fun, easy ways to create a positive work environment. I used them when I was an assistant principal and...
Gingerbread Fun!

Gingerbread Fun!

     What’s your favorite Christmas read aloud? Mine is the Gingerbread Man! I LOVE doing a gingerbread unit with my kiddos every year! Here are some fun gingerbread themed activities you can do with your preschooler this Christmas season:     Gingerbread...
Fun Thanksgiving Activities!

Fun Thanksgiving Activities!

     Thanksgiving lessons are so fun because they can revolve around food! Food is such an effective motivator, am I right? 😉 I’m excited to share five FUN Thanksgiving activities that all have a “food” theme!   Mini Apple Pies Who doesn’t love pie?? These mini...
Hands-on Halloween Activities!

Hands-on Halloween Activities!

        Fall is my favorite! I just love the cooler weather, the leaves changing colors, and all things PUMPKIN!! You feel me on that? 😉 I’m excited to share some really fun (and easy!) pumpkin activities you can do with your toddler!     Jack-o-Lantern...
How to Set Up Your Centers

How to Set Up Your Centers

I’ve always been a fan of centers and wanted to make sure I incorporated them into my own classroom. So when I was a first year teacher, I eagerly dove right in…unfortunately, without training my students like I should have. Sure, I explained what to do and I thought...